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Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection

Anti-Slavery collection (approximately 40,000 pieces). In the late 1890's, the family of William Lloyd Garrison, along with others closely involved in the anti-slavery movement, presented the library with a major gathering of correspondence, documents, and other original material relating to the abolitionist cause from 1832 until after the Civil War. The major holdings consist of the papers of William Lloyd Garrison, Maria Weston Chapman and Deborah Weston, Lydia Maria Child, Amos Augustus Phelp...



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Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Douglass, Frederick, 1818-1895; Mallory, S. V. R., former owner; Mallory, L. C., former owner
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Boston Public Library (Rare Books Department) ex libris (bookplate): S.V.R. Mallory; (inscription) L.C. Mallory
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Topics: Douglass, Frederick, 1818-1895, Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879, Slavery, African American...
Source: bplscas
Not listed in Lib. Company. Afro-Americana
Topics: Slavery, African Americans, Slaves
x, 90, [2] p. : 19 cm
Topics: Brown, Henry Box, b. 1816, Slavery, Fugitive slaves
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Hatch, Theodore F. Hatch, Jr., donor; Hatch, Jane Grimes, collector
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Abolitionist
Topic: Antislavery movements
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Newton, John, 1725-1807
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Last page an advertisement
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Topics: Slave trade, Slavery
Source: bplscas
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Gilbert, Olive; Truth, Sojourner, d. 1883; Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879, author of introduction, etc; Weld, Theodore Dwight, 1803-1895. American slavery as it is. Selections; J.B. Yerrinton and Son, printer
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Recorded and edited by Olive Gilbert
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Topics: Truth, Sojourner, d. 1883, Slaves, Slavery, Abolitionists, African American abolitionists, African...
Title provided by cataloger
Topics: New-England Anti-Slavery Society, Antislavery movements
Bolling, Philip A. Speeches. Richmond, 1832
Topic: Slavery
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Kramer, John Theophilus
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Cover title
Topics: Slave trade, Slave traders, Auctions, Slaves, Slavery
Provenance: United Presbyterian College, bookplate
Topics: British and Foreign Anti-slavery Society, East India Company, Slavery, Slave trade
Source: bplscas
Signatures: [A]B-CD(-D4) (D3 verso blank)
Topics: Pennsylvania Society for Promoting the Abolition of Slavery, Slavery, Antislavery movements,...
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Weld, Theodore Dwight, 1803-1895, compiler; Sweetser, Seth, 1807-1878, former owner; American Anti-Slavery Society
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Compiled by Theodore D. Weld
Topics: Slavery, Slaves
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Child, Lydia Maria, 1802-1880; Child, David Lee, 1794-1874; Gay, S. Howard. inscriber; Southard, Nathaniel; American Almanac Collection (Library of Congress) DLC; American Anti-Slavery Society
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Title from cover
Topics: Slavery, Almanacs, American
Attributed to Richard Nisbet, printed by John Sparhawk. Cf. Evans
Topics: Rush, Benjamin, 1746-1813, Slavery
Source: bplscas
Manuscript day book containing various business-related transactions of The liberator newspaper, mostly pertaining to its subscribers. Under each day of each month are listed the subscribers' names, addresses (or towns of residence), and the nature of each cash transaction, including changes of address, payments, etc
Topics: Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879, Liberator (Boston, Mass. : 1831), Slavery, Newspaper publishing
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Chapman, Maria Weston, 1806-1885, recipient
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Topics: Chapman, Maria Weston, 1806-1885, Antislavery movements, Women abolitionists
Source: bplscas
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Carleton, Geo. W. (George Washington)
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432 p., [8] leaves of plates : 19 cm
Topic: Slavery
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Ivimey, Joseph, 1773-1834; Society for the Mitigation and Gradual Abolition of Slavery Throughout the British Dominions; Chelmsford Ladies' Anti-slavery Association
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Delivered at the request of the agency committee of the Anti-Slavery Society (see Ragatz, 516)
Topic: Slavery
Signatures: a-cd, A-TU²
Topics: Slave trade, Abolitionists
Source: bplscas
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Falconbridge, Alexander, d. 1792
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5-55, [1] p. ; 23 cm
Topic: Slave trade
Source: bplscas
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Barnes, Albert, 1798-1870
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384, 12 p. ; 20 cm
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Topic: Slavery in the Bible
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879; Garrison, Lucy McKim, 1842-1877, recipient
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Holograph, signed
Topics: Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879, Garrison, Lucy McKim, 1842-1877, Garrison, Wendell Phillips,...
Preface by Wilson Armistead
Topic: Slavery
Source: bplscas
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Buxton, Thomas Fowell, Sir, 1786-1845; Buxton, Thomas Fowell, Sir, 1786-1845. African slave trade; Phillips, Wendell, 1811-1884, former owner; Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879, former owner; Society for the Extinction of the Slave Trade and for the Civilization of Africa
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Text preceded by prospectus
Topic: Slave trade
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Douglass, Frederick, 1818-1895; Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879. recipient
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Holograph, signed
Topics: Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879, Douglass, Frederick, 1818-1895, Antislavery movements,...
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Thome, James A. (James Armstrong), 1813-1873; Kimball, J. Horace (Joseph Horace), 1813-1838
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128 p. ; 24 cm
Topic: Slaves
Source: bplscas
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Child, Lydia Maria, 1802-1880; Child, David Lee, 1794-1874; Gay, S. Howard. inscriber; Southard, Nathaniel; American Almanac Collection (Library of Congress) DLC; American Anti-Slavery Society
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Title from cover
Topics: Slavery, Almanacs, American
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Woolsey, T. D., Prof., former owner; Phillips, Wendell, 1811-1884, former owner
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Editor: 1859- , T. Hamilton
Topic: African Americans
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by United States. Supreme Court; Scott, Dred, 1809-1858; Sanford, John F. A., 1806 or 7-1857; Taney, Roger Brooke, 1777-1864; Van Evrie, John H., 1814-1896; Cartwright, Samuel A. (Samuel Adolphus), 1793-1863
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Dred Scott vs. Sanford
Topics: Scott, Dred, 1809-1858, United States. Supreme Court, Citizenship, Slavery, African Americans,...
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
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Publ. dates discrepencies: vol. 1-2, 1855; vol. 3-4, 1853; vol. 5, 1854; vol. 1856
Topic: Generals
Source: bplscas
86 p. ; 24 cm
Topics: Burns, Anthony, 1834-1862, Antislavery movements, Fugitive slaves, Fugitive slaves, Riots
Source: bplscas
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Ramsay, James, 1733-1789; Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879, former owner; Wilberforce, William, 1759-1833, former owner; Welsh, James Jacob, former owner; Hunt, Benjamin P. (Benjamin Peter), b. 1808, former owner
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"Errata": p. [xxi]
Topic: Slavery
Source: bplscas
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Blackwell, Antoinette Louisa Brown, 1825-1921; Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879, recipient
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Holograph, signed
Topics: Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879, Blackwell, Antoinette Louisa Brown, 1825-1921, Antislavery...
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Tappan, Lewis, 1788-1873; Phelps, Amos A. (Amos Augustus), 1805-1847, recipient
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Holograph, signed
Topics: Phelps, Amos A. (Amos Augustus), 1805-1847, Tappan, Lewis, 1788-1873, American Anti-Slavery...
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Dickson, William; Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879. former owner
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Errata: last page
Topic: Slavery
Source: bplscas
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Society for the Mitigation and Gradual Abolition of Slavery Throughout the British Dominions
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v. ; 23 cm
Topics: Slavery, Antislavery movements
Source: bplscas
Bound volume includes: 1. A Review of the report of a select committee of the house of Commons, on the state of the West India colonies -- 2. Three months in Jamaica, in 1832 -- 3. The West India question -- 4. The guilt of forbearing to deliver our British colonial slaves -- 5. A review of some of the arguments which are commonly advanced against parliamentary interference ... -- 6. The slave colonies of Great Britain -- 7. Negro slavery -- 8. [removed] -- 9. A short review of the slave trade...
Topic: Slavery
iv, 91 p. ; 23 cm
Topic: Slave labor
Source: bplscas
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Cobb, Samuel C. (Samuel Crocker), 1826-1891; Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879, recipient
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Holograph
Topics: Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879, Cobb, Samuel C. (Samuel Crocker), 1826-1891, Bunker Hill,...
First published, Hartford, 1855
Topics: American Tract Society, Slavery and the church, Slavery
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Hincks, H; Weston, Miss, recipient
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Holograph, signed
Topics: Weston, Miss, Hincks, H, Douglass, Frederick, 1818-1895, Belfast Ladies Anti-Slavery Association,...
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879; Yerrinton, James Brown, 1800-1866
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"Our Country is the World - Our Countrymen are Mankind."
Topic: Antislavery movements
1st ed. Howes USiana T304
Topic: Slavery
Source: bplscas
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Society for the Mitigation and Gradual Abolition of Slavery Throughout the British Dominions
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v. ; 23 cm
Topics: Slavery, Antislavery movements
Source: bplscas
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Incorporated Society for the Conversion and Religious Instruction and Education of the Negro Slaves in the British West India Islands
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"Printed by R. Gilbert, St. John's Square, London.", at end of p.76
Topics: Christian education, Slaves, Imprint 1825
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879; Yerrinton, James Brown, 1800-1866
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"Our Country is the World - Our Countrymen are Mankind."
Topic: Antislavery movements
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879; Yerrinton, James Brown, 1800-1866
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"Our Country is the World - Our Countrymen are Mankind."
Topic: Antislavery movements
Source: folio
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by May, Samuel, 1810-1899; Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth, 1807-1882, former owner
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Caption title
Topics: United States, Fugitive slaves
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Weston, Anne Warren, 1812-1890; Weston, Mary, 1786-1860, recipient
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Holograph, signed with initials
Topics: Weston, Anne Warren, 1812-1890, Weston, Mary, 1786-1860, Pierpont, John, 1785-1866, Minot, Thomas,...
Source: bplscas
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Female Anti-slavery Society
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Caption title
Topic: Slavery
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
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29 p. : 23 cm
Topic: Slave trade
Source: bplscas
Copyright 1815 by Solomon W. Conrad
Topics: Lay, Benjamin, 1677-1759, Sandiford, Ralph, 1693-1733, Abolitionists, Quaker abolitionists, Quakers
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Chapman, Maria Weston, 1806-1885
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Holograph
Topics: Chapman, Maria Weston, 1806-1885, Antislavery movements, Women abolitionists
Source: bplscas
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Ivimey, Joseph, 1773-1834; Society for Mitigating and Gradually ... out the British Dominions; Chelmsford Ladies' Anti-slavery Association
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Delivered at the request of the agency committee of the Anti-Slavery Society (see Ragatz, 516)
Topics: Slavery and the church, Slavery
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Phelps, Amos A. (Amos Augustus), 1805-1847
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Holograph
Topics: Phelps, Amos A. (Amos Augustus), 1805-1847, Antislavery movements, Abolitionists
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Martineau, Harriet, 1802-1876; Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879, recipient
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Holograph, signed
Topics: Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879, Martineau, Harriet, 1802-1876, Garrison, Helen Eliza,...
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879; Benson, George William, 1808-1879, recipient
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Holograph, signed
Topics: Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879, Benson, George William, 1808-1879, Cowles, Samuel Smith,...
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Chapman, Maria Weston, 1806-1885; Garrison, William Lloyd, 1838-1909, recipient
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Holograph, signed
Topics: Chapman, Maria Weston, 1806-1885, Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879, Antislavery movements, Women...
Source: bplscas
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Weston, Emma Forbes, b. 1825; May, Samuel, 1810-1899, recipient
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Holograph, signed
Topics: Weston, Emma Forbes, b. 1825, May, Samuel, 1810-1899, Antislavery movements, Women abolitionists
Source: bplscas
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Ostrander, Tobias; Phelps, Amos A. (Amos Augustus), 1805-1847, recipient
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Holograph, signed
Topics: Phelps, Amos A. (Amos Augustus), 1805-1847, Ostrander, Tobias, Antislavery movements, Abolitionists
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Humphrey, Heman, 1779-1861; Coffin, Joshua, 1792-1864, former owner; Beman, Nathan S. S. (Nathan Sidney Smith), 1785-1871
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Delivered at Amherst College July 4, 1828; cf. Shoemaker 33616
Topics: Temperance, Slave trade
OCLC number: ocm08527118
Topics: Clarkson, Thomas, 1760-1846, Slave trade
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Child, Lydia Maria, 1802-1880; Child, David Lee, 1794-1874; Gay, S. Howard. inscriber; Southard, Nathaniel; American Almanac Collection (Library of Congress) DLC; American Anti-Slavery Society
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Title from cover
Topics: Slavery, Almanacs, American
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Phelps, Amos A. (Amos Augustus), 1805-1847
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Holograph, signed
Topics: Phelps, Amos A. (Amos Augustus), 1805-1847, Dial (Boston, Mass.), Antislavery movements,...
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879; Loring, Louisa Gilman, d. 1868, recipient
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Handwritten copy of letter; not William Lloyd Garrison's handwriting
Topics: Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879, Loring, Louisa Gilman, d. 1868, Antislavery movements,...
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Incorporated Society for the Conversion and Religious Instruction and Education of the Negro Slaves in the British West India Islands
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13, [1] p. ; 20 cm
Topics: Incorporated Society for the Conversion and Religious Instruction and Education of the Negro Slaves...
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
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Boston Public Library (Rare Books Department) copy: contemporary political pencil inscriptions on preliminary page
Topics: Slavery, Slaves
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Woods, Joseph
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Goldsmiths'-Kress no. 13099
Topic: Slavery
Source: bplscas
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Phelps, Amos A. (Amos Augustus), 1805-1847
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Holograph
Topics: Phelps, Amos A. (Amos Augustus), 1805-1847, Antislavery movements, Abolitionists
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Davis, Edward Morris, 1811-1887; Chapman, Maria Weston, 1806-1885, recipient
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Holograph, signed
Topics: Chapman, Maria Weston, 1806-1885, Davis, Edward Morris, 1811-1887, Mott, Lucretia, 1793-1880,...
Source: bplscas
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Weston, Anne Warren, 1812-1890; Grimké, Sarah Moore, 1792-1873, recipient
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Holograph. It is uncertain that this is Anne Warren Weston's handwriting
Topics: Weston, Anne Warren, 1812-1890, Grimké, Sarah Moore, 1792-1873, Grimké, Angelina Emily,...
Source: bplscas
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Society for the Mitigation and Gradual Abolition of Slavery Throughout the British Dominions; Denison, Charles Wheeler, 1809-1881, former owner
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Boston Public Library (Rare Books Department) ex libris (inscription): C.W. Denison
Topics: Antislavery movements, Slavery
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Female Anti-slavery Society
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Caption title
Topic: Slavery
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Chapman, Maria Weston, 1806-1885; Loring, Louisa Gilman, d. 1868, recipient
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Holograph
Topics: Chapman, Maria Weston, 1806-1885, Loring, Louisa Gilman, d. 1868, Martineau, Harriet, 1802-1876,...
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Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879; Garrison, Helen Eliza, 1811-1876, recipient
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Holograph, signed
Topics: Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879, Garrison, Helen Eliza, 1811-1876, Antislavery movements,...